Somaliland: First steps taken to increase women’s participation in politics

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Somaliland: First steps taken to increase women’s participation in politics

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In recent months, the developing nation of Somaliland has made a number of steps towards encouraging the active participation of women throughout its institutions. As the writer of the article below notes, newly-elected President Hon. Musa Bihi Abdiand and his cabinet made several suggestions on ensuring the inclusion of women in politics through a bill that is soon to be passed. According to the government, the bill is just the start of a larger progress to come, as women’s increasing involvement in politics will lead to the strengthening of women’s rights and reinforce Somaliland’s democratic principles.

Click here to read the full article published by UNPO on 20 June 2018.

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